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nunhood

[nuhn-hoo d]
noun
  1. the status, vocation, or responsibilities of a nun.
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Origin of nunhood

First recorded in 1805–15; nun1 + -hood
Also called nun·ship.
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British Dictionary definitions for nunhood

nunhood

noun
  1. the condition, practice, or character of a nun
  2. nuns collectively
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